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Which Indian satellite has performed several diverse tasks ?

2. Aryabhata
3. Rohini
4. Bhaskara - II

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : INSAT

The correct answer is INSAT.

INSAT has performed several diverse tasks.

  • INSAT:
    • INSAT is an acronym for Indian National Satellite System.
    • The first Satellite was launched on 10 April 1982.
    • It was India's first operational multipurpose communication and meteorology satellite. 
    • Various other INSAT satellites are as follows:
      • Satellite  Remarks
        INSAT-1B Identical to INSAT-1A, It served for more
        than designated life of seven years
        INSAT-1D Still in service. A third-stage motor landed from its launch, landed in Australia in 2008.
        INSAT-2DT Launched as Arabsat 1C.
        INSAT 2A The first satellite in the second-generation Indian-built INSAT-2 series.

  • Aryabhata was the first Indian satellite.
    • It was launched using the Russian u-11 Interkosmos launch vehicle.
  • Rohini was the first Indian satellite launched using an Indian launch vehicle SLV-3.
  • Bhaskara-II was launched using C-1 Interkosmos.
    • It provided experience in building and operating a remote-sensing satellite system on an end-to-end basis.

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